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Prilosec Delayed Release
It is reported: According to dig dis sci. 1996 mar;41(3):469-74. Omeprazole causes delay in gastric emptying of digestible meals. If youre taking this medication and notice slower emptying or more regurgitation, you should take this information into consideration and let your doctor know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing: they are both the same thing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Neither: Carafate (sucralfate) tends to bind to sites oozing blood. Proton pump inhibitors partially block hcl acid secreting cells in upper 2/3 of stomach from making & secreting acid; look up the prescribing information. No evidence either have much affect on stomach emptying. Many meds prescribed by docs because available, even though low odds of being helpful - promotes illusions (to the foolish) of being helpful. ...Read more
Toprol (metoprolol) XR lasts 24 hours right? And omeprazole delayed release, how long does that one last?
> 24 hours: From the professional monograph: duration of secretion inhibition is up to 72 hours; inhibition is 50% of maximum at 24 hours. Inhibition increases with repeated daily dosing, reaching steady-state plateau at 4 days. After discontinuance, gastric secretion gradually increases over 3–5 days. ...Read more
Does taking a proton pump inhibitor like Nexium (esomeprazole) (40 mg day) greatly reduce the chance of bleeding from taking asprin daily?
Yes: initial studies showed pretty good effects.those were in people taking a LOT of aspirin like drugs. in people taking daily aspirin.... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24326741 maybe drugs like aspirin work 100% of the time ?!? looked really good.......... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discontinued Prilosec after years.Started Zantac which triggered daily diarrhea for 8 weeks.What alternatives that aren't liquid or chewable?
PPI, antiH2, antacid: Over-the-counter drugs are PPI's, H2 blockers, antacids. Can look for non-liquid, non-chew brands. Related meds may cause similar side effects (check with doctor). PPI's: Prilosec-omeprazole, Prevacid-lansoprazole, Zegerid-omeprazole with bicarb, Nexium-esomeprazole. H2 blockers: Zantac-ranitidine, Pepcid-famotidine, Tagament-cimetidine, Axid-nizatidine. Antacids: Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids, TUMs. ...Read more
Ppi dosing: The maximum doses of each ppi are equipotent in reducing acid. Going higher than these doses impart no greater benefit and should not be exceeded. Prilosec/omeprazole: 20 BID. Prevacid/lansoprazole:30 BID. Nexium/esomeprazole:40 bid. Protonix/pantoprazole: 40 bid.Aciphex/rabeprazole:20 bid.Zegerid 40 daily. and Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) 60 daily. So to answer Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)60=omeprazole40, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic PPI use: There are concerns that taking a proton pump inhibitor such as prevacid (lansoprazole) for very long periods of time may increase the risk of bone fractures If you have chronic dyspepsia, you should consider evaluation by a gastroenterologist to determine if there is an underlying cause such as H Pylori infection. ...Read more
Can PPIs cause delayed gastric emptying? I had 4 cycles of BEP chemo for testicular cancer 1yr ago. Could this also cause delayed emptying long term?
PPIs are Harmless: You are worried about a matter which has nothing to do with Chemotherapy or PPIs. If you can just ignore and quit worrying, you will do fine. Gastric emptying is not in our control. it all depends on the type of food you eat. Avoid meals heavy in Fat(fried/greasy foods) and high sugar containing dishes, the food will leave your stomach in 3 hours instead of 6 hours(fatty foods stick around longer) ...Read more
They do different : Things. Both can be effective. Both have side effects. Consult your doc. ...Read more
It can: any medication can cause your body to release histamine. That is the end result of a cascade of reactions at the cell level in response to a certain trigger. Different people respond in different ways to all meds. Flushing, itching and swelling might be signs that you are having that response. Try some Benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more
Salbutomal 100 microgrammes inhaler and Lansoprazole time release capsules 15mg-30mg can either of these medications cause sinus tachycardia ?
HmG 10.7- ferritin 6- hematologist said heavy periods &taking high dose nexium (esomeprazole) which stops iron absorption. Taking Ferrex 150 BID-how to fix Fast?
Long term: The fact that you became anemic means you lost all of your body stores of iron and it will take about a year to build up the stores, even after your hemoglobin becomes normal. You may try taking your iron pills three times a day. Take these with meals. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Depends who answers: Prevacid (http://www.drugs.com/prevacid.html) is a brand of generic lansoprazole. Most original versions of drugs are 50:50 mix of mirror images. In other words, they come in right AND left hand versions. Some manufacturers have learned to separate active version (sometimes right, other times left) from inactive one. Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) (http://www.drugs.com/mtm/dexilant.html) is active right hand version. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im taking prilosec and carafate (sucralfate). Under moderate stress, and barely eat due to my symptoms. Can this delay my menstruation in any way?
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